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FOX News
Oct 10, 2012 8:00am PDT
.s. ambassador to libya, christopher stevens. chief intelligence correspondent catherine herridge is live in washington. what are we expecting to come out of this hearing, or what are we expecting to happen during the hearing, kat catherine. >> reporter: we have the statement for the records of the four witnesses, they are the chief points of contact the decision makers if you will for security in benghazi. whether it was diplomatic or military security. we are waiting for the hearing to begin led by congressmen chaffetz and ice satisfactory. 230 security-related incidents in libya in the year up to the attack and a short time ago chairman issa was not ruling out calling secretary of state hillary clinton to explain what happened but today begins with the whistle-blowers. >> you never take it off the table but it could go sideways, it could go to the white house, to the fbi, there are a lot of places that people and places that had to fail in order for this terrible tragedy to occur. >> reporter: what we're expecting today is a lot of attention on an email that was written by a senior mem
FOX News
Oct 10, 2012 11:00am EDT
buheonlate.m pate few is told that ambassador stevens followed the dictated evacuation and emergency pl that came from washington. after the fall of the libyan dictator gadhafi fox news is disssmt k state departm asul of out and much less if the number of assailants was greater than four. chairman issa saying this morning there is the political question and then there is a practical matter of security. coacurnhisso ialle ri o t ihiost er aom campaigning, was that i thought it was so important that we get to the truth about the failure of security, because we have hundreds of missions an embassies and cons let around ac qckhe i fd to meet my obligation. >> reporter: two final points, this i shall you'vehe demonstration is important, number one, as we first reported on september 17t there was no demonstration, in ft the was onrai eerhe yt ath d w ande that thread was pulled the entire narrative that someho this was a demonstration that spun out of control, this was undercut, those statements from the administrion. second of all w wer ithetant to a ronicta e state department on one hand a
FOX News
Oct 1, 2012 8:00am PDT
communications between ambassador stevens and the state department. >> at a time most americans would want to rally around our country at the death of four americans serving our country instead we've had this bizarre response which only leads me to believe, number one, there was gross negligence or incompetence involved or this administration doesn't want all of us to realize that libya may now be a failed state if the fbi agents who are well-trained can't even make it into benghazi. >> with growing calls for ambassador susan rice resign over her comments that benghazi was a demonstration spun out of control had strong defense this weekend by senior obama cam main advisor. >> i was shocked to see representative king attack ambassador rice because she was acting on the intelligence given her to the intelligence community. to say she should resign, she is one of the most remarkable splendid public servants that is thoroughly irresponsible. >> reporter: two final observations about axelrod's comments. number one, susan rice went way beyond the assessment here given by the director of national
FOX News
Oct 22, 2012 8:00am PDT
, looters moved in, and they were the ones -- according to this new report -- who found ambassador stevens still breathing and still, well, gripping to life but unconscious at that time. joining us now is the author of this report, stephen -- [inaudible] he's in benghazi, he's a writer for time magazine, and we just want to mention that to our viewers, steven, because sometimes the connection can be a little spotty. what stands out to you from the conversation that you had with the guards on the ground? >> well, first of all, thank you for having me, glad to be with you. um, first of all, there was no protest outside the u.s. 'em embassy in benghazi on september 11th. i've spoken with many of the libyan guards, all the libyan guards who were on duty, and they've all relayed a similar story to me. the night was quiet, they suddenly heard shouts of god is great, and then the gunfire and explosions began within a minute or two. the guards were completely overwhelmed, and it continued throughout the night. the attackers came in, they let everyone else in through the gate, and attackers came in
FOX News
Oct 31, 2012 8:00am PDT
in the deadly benghazi terror attack that left four americans dead including u.s. ambassador chris stevens. that happened on september 11th a group of senators including senator john mccain writing to president obama asking him to stop stonewalling and tell congress and the american people what the administration knew and when they knew it. this comes as now we are learning more about internal surveillance video of the attack which apparently led to the arrest of a tunisia man, ali al-harzi, and a suspect detained in turkey days after the attack. so far u.s. interrogators have not had access to him. ambassador john bolton, former ambassador to the united nations and fox news contributor. he joins us now. the fbi took, well, the investigation into what happened at the embassy took a long time to get going. now we've got word that this guy, actually two suspects, perhaps, are under arrest but we haven't been able to talk to them yet? >> yeah. this is really outrageous and one of the follow-on consequences from the badly misguided way the obama administration has handled this entire affair, f
FOX News
Oct 25, 2012 8:00am PDT
for benghazi. three days after ambassador stevens and four other americans were murdered in libya the u.s. embassy in tunisia was ransacked by protesters, smashing windows and throwing rocks and lighting fires. the american school in tunis was also targeted. >> same organization. so might not have been the same people involved but same organization. clearly they decided to try to take advantage of the momentum of 9/11. clearly that was their case. and they had moderate success. >> reporter: also this morning republican senator john mccain saying that secretary of state hillary clinton has damaged her reputation by those initial statements about the video and her role in this scandal. >> i have always admired secretary clinton and frankly i'm, i'm really a little bit saddened because she is really harming her reputation by engaging in this incredible cover-up, throwing herself under the bus. a couple of times she's done that. >> reporter: also facing growing scrutiny are the cia director david petraeus there on the right and the director of national intelligence, james clapper, the natio
FOX News
Oct 9, 2012 8:00am PDT
including ambassador chris stevens. a key witness expected to tell a house committee tomorrow the state department refused to send more security to libya before the attack. now this despite requests apparently from the consulate staff. chief intelligence correspondent catherine herridge is joining us now from washington. catherine, what are you learning today. >> reporter: good morning. fox news confirming a waiver was signed by the state department to the consulate in benghazi did not comport to physical security requirements. fox news was told the waiver was signed by charlene lam, the deputy international secretary for programs. will testify before the house government oversight committee on wednesday. the classified and unclassified physical security standards were designed to give an ambassador and his security team an hour to burn classified documents and call in a military evacuation. >> seems to be a coordinated effort between the white house and the state department from secretary clinton to president obama's white house. there was a very conscious decision made, i believe, my
FOX News
Oct 11, 2012 8:00am PDT
one month since the deaths of ambassador christopher stevens and three other americans in benghazi. now a new call to add those responsible to the u.s. foreign terrorist list. house homeland security committee chairman peter king is calling on secretary of state hillary clinton to take action. chief intelligence correspondent catherine herridge has been following the story since the beginning. she is joining us live from washington. >> reporter: thank you, jenna. one theme dominated at hearings yesterday on capitol hill. it was that official washington was preoccupied with reducing the number of american security personnel at the consulate and replacing them with libyan guards even after a series of attacks on diplomats. for the military and state department diplomatic security personnel on the ground a terrorist strike according to the testimony seemed inevitable give the escalating violence. requests for more security rejected in the bureaucratic nightmare of political washington. >> it's not the hardships, it is not the gunfire, it is not the threats. it is dealing and fighting
FOX News
Oct 16, 2012 8:00am PDT
, although it could've helped ambassador stevens who was killed with three others in the attack. others accused the secretary, hillary clinton, of trying to cover for the president. some said this was a lauded jester. mrs. clinton was left to explain susan rice's assertion five days after the attack that grew out of a protest against an anti-islam movie made in the united states. a state department security expert testified that it was clear within a day or so that there was no protest in benghazi, though there had long than an assessment of that before. >> the fog of war, the confusion they getting any kind of combat situation -- this was an attack that went on for hours. reporter: mrs. clinton says it will take an fbi investigation and a state review board determination to figure out what happened on september 11. jenna: we think wendell for that great interview today. republican senator lindsey graham, he sits on the armed services committee. he weighed in on all of this on fox and friends. >> the secretary of states responsible for the the president's duty of protecting against al q
FOX News
Oct 24, 2012 8:00am PDT
fired shots from explosions have been heard as well, and ambassador stevens, who is currently in benghazi, and for it personal or in the compound safe haven for the 17th of february militia is providing security support. just 10 hours later, excuse me, two hours later, an affiliate of al qaeda, embassy tripoli reports the group claimed responsibility on facebook and twitter and called for an attack on the embassy tripoli. we do have a response from the white house. jay carney saying that there was a variety of information coming in. the whole point of an intelligence community and what they do, to make judgments about what happened and who is was responsible. let's talk with a former member of the intelligence community. our guest is the presidentof diligence. a global security firm. i want to play for you first something from hillary clinton just a short time ago. take a listen. >> posting something on facebook is not in and of itself evidence. i think that it underscores how fluid the reporting was at the time and continues for some time to be. jon: she is referring to al qa
FOX News
Oct 26, 2012 8:00am PDT
. the british closed their consulate and there were numerous warnings. the last message from chris stevens was, that the lack of security was of great concern to him. and now we find out that this president, and this administration didn't even put forces on alert so that they could intervene in case of a crisis. >> and you find that? >> i find it astounding. i find it a lack of leadership, a lack of understanding. either before or during this attack they should have known that on september 11th, on september 11th, and now we know that maybe there were individuals who were took part in this attack that were from tunisia and libya. now you know, there's an interesting aspect of that. that means if it's true, that al qaeda is now capable cot the region. >> when he is saying tunisia and libya, tunisia and iraq, there are possible terrorists from tunisia and iraq involved in this benghazi. jennifer griffin special operations team operating in central europe had been moved to sigonella airbase but they were told to stand down actually and that a second force, specializing in counterterrorism rescues
FOX News
Oct 4, 2012 8:00am PDT
compound three days after the killings there the personal diary of slain ambassador chris stevens. now "the washington post" up loaded to its website images of some sensitive documents one of its reporters retrieved from the same ground two weeks later. these include annotated three-page minute by minute schedule for the ambassador covering three-day period of september 10th, 11th, 12th, the is 12th being a day the ambassador never lived to see, jenna. jenna: tell us about the panel the state department themselves created? >> reporter: as our catherine herridge reports last hour, that secretary clinton's accountability review board, arb is expected to report findings within 60 days of the first session. there is caveat. the chair of the board, former u.s. ambassador to the united nations thomas pickering can request and resee more time. aiding pickering will be former chairman of the joint chiefs of staff, admiral mike mullen. a spokeswoman for secretary clinton was asked if the department of state will cooperate equally with the various probes underway. >> i think we believe that we're goi
FOX News
Oct 12, 2012 8:00am PDT
chaotic and us less safe. >> what it was, it was a tragedy, martha. chris stevens was one of our best, we lost three other brave americans. i can make absolutely two commitments to you and all the american people tonight. one, we will find and bring justice the men who did this. and secondly, we will get to the bottom of it and whatever, wherever the facts lead us, wherever they lead us, we will make clear to the american public, because whatever mistakes are made will not be made again. jenna: let's see with libya for a moment now. last night vice president biden said the obama administration was not told of requests for more security in the run-up to the terror attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. republicans pounced on that claim pointing to testimony the day before from the state department officials that said there had been earlier requests for more security staffing. chief intelligence correspondent catherine herridge is live in washington with more on all this. the catherine. >> reporter: good morning. on libya the vice president blamed the intelligence community for bad asses
FOX News
Oct 15, 2012 8:00am PDT
the mystery around the obama's administration stance on the murder of chris stevens and three other americans. that the intelligence community fed the white house and national security council a deeply flawed assessment of what took place in benghazi on 9/11. >> either they're misleading the american people or incredibly incompetent. there was no way with anybody looking at all you could believe five days after the attack it was based on a riot that never occurred. there was no riot at all. to say that you're very incompetent or misleading. >> reporter: at a house hearing on wednesday assistant secretary of state charlene lamb who oversees dip lowtic security for the department's 275 installations across the globe testified she followed the benghazi attack in realtime on 9/11 and spoke directly with the agent on consulate ground who yelled, attack attack and decribed a assault bys dos of heavily armed terrorist the ranking democrat accused republicans of politicizing tragedy. >> this conspiracy stuff is kind of ridiculous to be honest with you. i'm kind of surprised they have gone to these le
FOX News
Oct 17, 2012 8:00am PDT
is, are we getting enough of the big picture from either man? bret stevens, foreign affairs columnist from "the wall street journal" as well as walter russell meade, professor of humanities of bart college and professor at large for american interest. do you have the same feelings that we're not getting the big ideas, the big picture, walter that really we need to make this decision? >> well you know i think what we've got is the democrats are trying to protect a system that is sort of breaking down. it is interesting, three of the big cities in new york state where the debate was held are on the verge of bankruptcy. pensions are high. expenses are high. we don't know how to run the old system anymore. it is not working. on the other hand we can't pull a rabbit out of the hat. here's the new system that america will look like in the 21st century. so i think our politics are in a bad place because we've outgrown our old way living and don't yet know where we're headed. jenna: why, don't we have a path forward, what walter said? >> we have a path, a warning sign at least on one path. th
FOX News
Oct 19, 2012 8:00am PDT
to admit the terrorist attack in benghazi, libya, that claimed the lives of ambassador chris stevens and three other americans. mr. romney says he called it a terror attack the next day even while some aides were blaming a protest of an anti-islam movie. the president is likely to say he delivered on the foreign policy promises he made as a candidate in the 2008. >> four years ago i told you we'd end the war in iraq, and i did. i said we'd end the war in afghanistan, and can we are. i said we'd focus on the terrorists who actually attacked us on 9/11, and we have, and bin laden is dead. >> reporter: aaron david miller, the vice president of the woodrow wilson institute who was on our air within the past hour, says we're stuck in a middle east we can't fix or leave. he says our choices are divided between migraines and root canals. he says each president or -- each candidate, pardon me, should assert how they would reestablish american leadership in that region. jon? jon: wendell goler at the state department for us, thank you. jenna: well, certainly a loot of ups and downs for everyb
FOX News
Oct 23, 2012 8:00am PDT
created the environment in which ambassador stevens and others were murdered. jon: he is the commander-in-chief and does the war powers act not give him the opportunity, the right to use military force where he deems it appropriate? >> it does but to have suggested that he had time to consult and get the approval of the arab league and nato and not the approval of the united states congress is an insult to congress, an insult to the american people and an insult to the constitution. and it shows a rush to please the european mentality. qaddafi's bad and he has got to go, without thinking about the likely consequences of such an invasion. and those consequences unfortunately were manifested on september 11th when the ambassador was murdered. and then to dispatch a u.n. ambassador rice to lie about it and to do this at the height of a presidential campaign is chutzpah that governor romney should have challenged last night. jon: judge andrew napolitano, our senior judicial analyst. judge, thank you. >> a pleasure, jon. jenna: besides libya one of the other big topics in the debate is the
FOX News
Oct 29, 2012 8:00am PDT
on everything. federal agents offered lawmakers just after the death of ambassador stevens and three other americans. we will update you on that coming up next jon: i am jon scott. awaiting hurricane sandy's arrival in new york harbor at battery park. 50 million people expected to be impacted by the storm. here is a microcosm of it. take a look at these chairs and tables. if this were a nice october afternoon, they would be serving lunch here at the restaurant here in battery park. the proprietor is with us. he has been good enough to share his facilities with us so we can bring you these pictures. but paul, this has to be a huge disappointment to you. you are losing a lot of money today. >> absolutely. you can't fight mother nature. everyone is losing money. sales tax and others. we just have to cope with it. >> you can't fault the city for ordering the evacuation. tourists would be eating lunch on a day like today. you can't fault the city for ordering the evacuation. >> absolutely not. [talking over each other] jon: you had a nervous look on her face when we got here this morning. >> th
FOX News
Oct 2, 2012 8:00am PDT
to the murders. also threats specifically targeting ambassador stevens. the letter reads in part, quote. >> reporter: fox news first reported friday that the physical security was so substandard at the benghazi consulate that it required a waiver signed off in washington by the secretary of state or the head of foreign building operations. a state department spokeswoman said there would be no comment on that wafer until their internal investigation was complete. jenna: the drip, drip, drip of information continues now weeks later after this event. any response on capitol hill now to the administration's latest claims about what's going on and the attack as it stands? >> reporter: well, in an interview with fox news, the head of the house intelligence committee, republican congressman mike rogers, suggesting the obama administration politicized the intelligence in the immediate aftermath of the attack to fit a convenient storyline that it was spontaneous and not premeditated terrorism. >> i argue the administration made some serious mistakes when they highlighted the video, escalated its
FOX News
Oct 5, 2012 8:00am PDT
chris stevens and three other americans in libya. now a turkish television network is reporting two suspects in the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi have been detained at an istanbul airport. chief washington correspondent james rosen is here with the latest twists to this story. james? >> reporter: jenna, good afternoon. the turkish broadcaster reported these arrests on its web site today saying authorities there took into custody two tunisia nationals who were allegedly flashing fake passports at the airport. if true, that would bring the total number of known arrests to ten as libyan authorities have spoken of eight ores. -- others. previous published reports have cited the presence of at least one due nice natural inside libya. these arrests come hours after fbi agents escorted by u.s. military personnel conducted their first on-site inspection of the quote-unquote crime scenes in benghazi yesterday from which, as you may know, various journalists have already retrieved sensitive evidence. >> that which is an ongoing matter, but i'm confident that through the steps that
FOX News
Oct 8, 2012 8:00am PDT
for both. president obama has said that ambassador chris stevens and his colleagues represented the best of america and he's right. we all mourn their loss. the attack against us in libya were not an isolated incident. they were accompanied by anti-american riots in nearly two dozen other countries, most in the middle east but also in africa and asia. our embassies have been attacked, our flag has been burned. many of our citizens have been threatened and driven from their overseas homes by vicious mobs shouting, death to america. these mobs hoisted the black banner of islamic extreme over american embassies on the anniversary of 9/11. as the dust settles, as the murdered are buried, americans are asking how this happened? how the threats we face have grown worse and what this calls on america to do? these are the right questions. i've come here today to offer a larger perspective on these tragic recent events and to share with you and share with all americans my vision for a freer, more prosperous and more peaceful world. the attacks on america last month should not be seen as random ac
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